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Orchestral S series

Featuring 1″ brass weighted cores, each model in the S series are ideal for smaller a glockenspiel or xylophone, in particular those with thin or narrow bars. 

OS1 S

OS1S is very bright and medium heavy mallet producing a clear and big sound on a glockenspiel. This model is the ideal choice for large scale symphonic repertoire.

Specification

Instrument:  Glockenspiel  

Tone:  Very bright

Weight:  30 gr

Length:  36 cm

Head size:  25 mm

Head material:  Phenolic

Handle:  Rattan

Colour:  Black

Suggested repertoire

Orff:  Carmina Burana

Prokofiev:  Synthian Suite

Ravel:  Daphnis and Chloe (2nd suite)

Respighi:  Pines of Rome

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OS2 S

OS2S is a bright sounding mallet producing a clear tone on most sizes of glockenspiel. Its core weight is lighter than OS1 therefore more suitable for fast passages of repertoire. 

Specification

Instrument:  Glockenspiel  

Tone:  Bright

Weight:  27 gr

Length:  36 cm

Head size:  25 mm

Head material:   Delrin

Handle:  Rattan

Colour:  White

Suggested repertoire

Copland:  Appalachian Spring

Dukas:  L’Apprenti Sorcier

Holst:  The Planets

Strauss:  Don Juan

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OS3 S

OS3S produces a medium bright, warm tone and is a great choice for softer or quieter glockenspiel repertoire. Its relatively light weight core makes it easy to manoeuvre around repertoire with a particularly fast tempo.

Specification

Instrument:  Glockenspiel  

Tone:  Medium

Weight:  27 gr

Length:  36 cm

Head size:  25 mm

Head material:  Lexan

Handle:  Rattan

Colour:  Clear

Suggested repertoire

Glazunov:  Violin Concerto

Mozart:  Magic Flute

Saint-Saens:  Le Carnival des animaux

Wagner:  Sigfried

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OS4 S

Producing a bright timbre that projects sound very clearly. OS4S is ideal for general orchestral xylophone repertoire and therefore a good ‘go-to’ mallet.

Specification

Instrument:  Xylophone  

Tone:  Bright

Weight:  26 gr

Length:  36 cm

Head size:  25 mm

Head material:  PVC

Handle:  Rattan

Colour:  Grey

Suggested repertoire

Britten:  Young Person’s Guide

Ravel:  Mother Goose

Saint-Saens:  Danse Macabre

Walton:  Belshazzar’s Feast

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OS5 S

Producing the lightest tone and having the lightest weight in the Orchestral series, OS5S is suitable for orchestral repertoire requiring a delicate timbre. This model is is also suitable for solo ‘Ragtime’ music.

Specification

Instrument:  Xylophone  

Tone:  Medium

Weight:  25 gr

Length:  36 cm

Head material:  Poly

Head size:  28.58mm

Handle:  Rattan

Colour:  Off white

Suggested repertoire

Bartók:  Strings, percussion & celesta

Kodály:  Háry János

Musser:  Etudes

Shostakovich:  The Golden Age

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